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President Obama expands LGBT non-discrimination protections with Executive Order

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 22 2014

Currently, President Obama signed an Executive Order prohibiting discrimination by the federal government or federal contractors on the basis of

OSHA holding National Advisory Committee Workgroup meeting on temporary worker issues

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 21 2014

The OSHA National Advisory Committee Workgroup will meet to continue its discussion of issues relating to the protection of temporary workers. The

Illinois joins other states restricting employer use of criminal background checks

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 21 2014

Governor Quinn on Saturday signed the Job Opportunities for Qualified Applicants Act ("JOQAA"), which will prohibit private employers from asking

One of these things is not like the others: some class representatives just don’t belong

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 19 2014

A seemingly never ending wave of call center class actions has been leveled against employers in recent years. The hallmark of these suits invariably

Despite Wal-Mart stores v. Dukes, court certifies hostile work environment class of current and former African-American employees

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2014

On July 5, 2014, Judge Matthew F. Kennelly of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois certified a class of current and former

California Supreme Court construes “commissioned employee” exemption to favor employees

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2014

Once again, California's highest court has reminded California employers that the law they face is more onerous than the federal law that applies

EEOC says reasonable accommodation required for all pregnant workers

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 18 2014

On July 14, 2014, without the fanfare of a public meeting, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission published Guidance on its website addressing

Sexual harassment claims: no flood but the odd spot may become a trickle!

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • July 17 2014

On 15 July 2014 the Full Federal Court awarded a victim of sexual harassment $100,000 as compensation for her distress caused by the sexual

Pregnancy, redundancy, discrimination what’s ok and what’s not?

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • Australia
  • -
  • July 16 2014

Employers often have the misconception that employees who are pregnant or on parental leave cannot be lawfully dismissed or otherwise have their

Avoid the summer heat! Sweat the details of California’s “cool-down” periods and avoid the burn of wage and hour class litigation

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 16 2014

Just when one might have thought California employment law couldn't get any stickier for employers, in January 2014 the California Legislature turned